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  Reply # 1551376 12-May-2016 10:46
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I got suckered - "Shooting  at Bachelorette" headline... I thought, wow, someone got really upset at missing out and went postal. But nah .... pity

 

 





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  Reply # 1551427 12-May-2016 11:55
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The Batchelor makes Miss World look like women's liberation.


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  Reply # 1551562 12-May-2016 15:46
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Have we reached "Peak Bachelor" yet?    SMH

 

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  Reply # 1552341 13-May-2016 18:33
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Gawd, TVNZ are starting to do it now.  Just before an ad-break One News run a wee 'promo' about what else is coming up later in the bulletin.  Tonight Peter Williams actually said: "You won't believe...." to entice us to watch the stories still to come (which, incidentally, was quite interesting this time).





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  Reply # 1552429 13-May-2016 22:07
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For reasons unknown, Stuff just stared showing a "Breaking News - Earthquake hits Christchurch" headline tonight for ~5 minutes just before, linking the article about the quake the other night. Gone now, I think someone figured out they broke something.





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  Reply # 1552436 13-May-2016 22:25
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Lias:

 

For reasons unknown, Stuff just stared showing a "Breaking News - Earthquake hits Christchurch" headline tonight for ~5 minutes just before, linking the article about the quake the other night. Gone now, I think someone figured out they broke something.

 

 

I saw that. The article wasn't even the breaking news article. It was the followup piece written the next day.


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  Reply # 1552508 14-May-2016 07:54
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On the story with the wee little doggy taking a nip out of a child, on the link it said that the child had serious injuries, in the story the policeman was quoted as saying the child's injuries were not serious.  Stuff need to read their own stories before writing the headlines.


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  Reply # 1552531 14-May-2016 09:34
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Gawd, TVNZ are starting to do it now.  Just before an ad-break One News run a wee 'promo' about what else is coming up later in the bulletin.  Tonight Peter Williams actually said: "You won't believe...." to entice us to watch the stories still to come (which, incidentally, was quite interesting this time).

 

 

If I "won't believe"a news item why wouldl I bother watching it"?


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  Reply # 1552536 14-May-2016 10:03
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jmh:

 

On the story with the wee little doggy taking a nip out of a child, on the link it said that the child had serious injuries, in the story the policeman was quoted as saying the child's injuries were not serious.  Stuff need to read their own stories before writing the headlines.

 

 

 

 

Yes, but the fact that throughout history the odd person has been nipped by a dog with no particular consequences is no contribution to the mass anti-dog hysteria currently present in NZ....






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  Reply # 1553359 15-May-2016 22:59
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"MJ thought Prince was a meanie"

 

Kill me now....








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  Reply # 1553369 16-May-2016 02:11
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Geektastic:

 

"MJ thought Prince was a meanie"

 

Kill me now....

 

 

Coulda been worse: "Your jaw will drop at who MJ thought was a meanie." tongue-out


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  Reply # 1553385 16-May-2016 08:25
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jmh:

 

On the story with the wee little doggy taking a nip out of a child, on the link it said that the child had serious injuries, in the story the policeman was quoted as saying the child's injuries were not serious. ...

 

 





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  Reply # 1553493 16-May-2016 11:37
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Geektastic:

 

"MJ thought Prince was a meanie"

 

Kill me now....

 

 

Coulda been worse: "Your jaw will drop at who MJ thought was a meanie." tongue-out

 

 

"You will literally EXPLODE when  you find out who MJ thought was a meanie!"






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  Reply # 1553538 16-May-2016 13:12
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More like

You won't believe how this celebrity star would roll in his grave to say to another in theirs!

And then a one liner amongst a million ads. Mj called Prince a meanie.




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  Reply # 1553595 16-May-2016 15:05
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Breaking News: Michael Jackson thought Prince was a meanie...read more...






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